An Insider’s Insight On Hollywood South

Louisiana has housed and produced films since the early 1900s. Since then, it’s become the 3rd most popular production state (behind California and New York). Tax Incentives Programs There’s no doubt that the 2002 tax incentives created ‘Hollywood South.’ The incentives exist to develop and maintain an economic value to New Orleans. And it’s worked.… Continue reading

Homeschooling Pros & Cons

Education and knowledge are two qualities I feel everyone should hold with the highest values. The atmosphere and resources for acquiring them, however, have and continue to evolve drastically over time. Global Encyclopedia No doubt, the internet helps the wide-spread distribution of information. These resources impacted my decision to by-pass… Continue reading

Cruisin’ Past 88mph

Two days. Two drivers. Twenty-four hours cramped in the confines of an overpacked Mazda 626 named George. We avoided the tedium through the careful placement of an audio surround system—complete with subwoofer—wired into the car’s auxiliary port. Our miles were logged by everything from Christmas classics to heavy metal. The… Continue reading

Questions Asked Of Writers

Tell someone you’re a writer, and you’ll get all sorts of questions thrown your way. “What’re you working on?”, “Are you published?”, “Do you know [famous author]?” are ones I’ve encountered. However, this one the other day stumped me: “Do all writers read?” I get that people unfamiliar with the… Continue reading